Hairspray

Factual error: The movie is set in 1962, but when Tracy misses her bus, she catches a ride on an International-Harvester truck that wasn't introduced until 1969.

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Factual error: During "good morning Baltimore" number, streetcars are seen passing behind several times. However, they wear the red and cream livery of Toronto (where it was filmed), when they should be yellow.

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Motormouth Maybelle: [to Seaweed and Penny.] Oh, so this is love? [She pauses and then smiles.] Well, love is a gift, a lot of people don't remember that. So, you two better brace yourselves for a whole lotta ugly comin' at you from a neverending parade of stupid.
Penny Pingleton: [Totally serious.] So, you've met my mom?

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Mistakes

During the scene with the picture of the teacher with breasts. Link's and Amber's seats move. Link's seat is behind the desk and then its in front moving Amber's seat over towards the center of the desk.

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Trivia

During the opening musical number, Tracy passes a man on the sidewalk wearing a trench coat who then flashes the crowd; this is John Waters, the writer and director of the original 1988 version.

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